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 AND NOW- Commercial St, East side, 1950s
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milkman
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Posted - 30/07/2022 :  15:46:09  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Starting at Top of Townp
Cong chapel
Coop - Main store and Head Office
minor road leading to Rees Edwards and Edwards buses (shampsy)
Coop Shoe shop
SL Thomas- hardware tools, hand operated petrol pump outside
houses
Midland Bank
Woolworths (Threepenny and Sixpenny stores)
50 shilling Tailor (was 30/- Tailor then- Weaver to Wearer
Boots- (moved at this time to new premises next to Midland Bank.
manager-Bert Weeks, father of Philip Weeks, much liked director NCB
Olivers Shoes (manager- Sid Kingston)
Cottons tobacconist and cards
Hayward and williams decorators
Peglers grocers(
Hills, grocers (I think one of these sold to Coop-> Coop grocers
Roath furnishing
trinket shop Did Ron Hughes, photographer have it at one time
(up the stairs to Gordon Davies dentist. Last one to use gas
Methodist chapel
Coal yard
entrance to market
Haywards- hardware and tools
Longstaffs (Penny) Bazaar
Camermans vegetables (and fresh fish?)
Jordans butcher
Bristol cafe, sometimes
yard gates
Gasparini chip shop
Georges sweets and cakes

As said before- there will be some mistakes and omissions- DO let us know!




milkman
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Posted - 30/07/2022 :  15:51:11 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sorry, photographer was Ron Jenkins, I think
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ShelleyW
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Posted - 30/07/2022 :  18:27:23 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think it was George Davies butchers...Jordanís was over by the Queens ballroom.
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keanjo
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Posted - 30/07/2022 :  19:24:30 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Lucania snooker and what was the name of the furniture shop opposite Phillips grocers?
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keanjo
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Posted - 01/08/2022 :  19:13:28 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Was it the Roath?
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Gareth
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Posted - 01/08/2022 :  19:52:12 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
As I remember it Olivers shoe shop was on the other side of the road
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milkman
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Posted - 02/08/2022 :  17:35:21 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Davies (butcher) delivered meat with an Armstrong Siddeley car.
There's posh. It was The only AS car in the town
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